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Napoleon (1995)

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The adventures of Golden Retriever pup Napoleon and his friend, the parrot Birdo Lucci.

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Mario Andreacchio
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Jamie Croft ... Napoleon (voice)
Philip Quast ... Birdo (voice)
Susan Lyons Susan Lyons ... Napoleon's Mum / Other Wallaby (voice)
Coralie Sawade Coralie Sawade ... Kids' Mother (voice)
Brenton Whittle Brenton Whittle ... Owl / Frog / Wombat / Other Wallaby / Desert Mouse (voice)
Anne-Louise Lambert ... Spider / Earless Wallaby / Desert Mouse (voice) (as Anne Lambert)
Carole Skinner Carole Skinner ... Cat (voice)
Catherine Lambert ... Lorikeet / Rabbit (voice)
Tracey Canini Tracey Canini ... Lorikeet / Rabbit (voice)
Annabel Sims Annabel Sims ... Lorikeet / Rabbit (voice)
Neusa Timms Neusa Timms ... Lorikeet / Rabbit (voice)
Debbie Horn Debbie Horn ... Lorikeet / Rabbit (voice)
Lucia Mastrantone Lucia Mastrantone ... Lone Lorikeet (voice)
Frank Whitten ... Koala (voice)
Fiona Press ... Other Wallaby / Galah (voice)
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Storyline

Napoleon is a little dog that lives in Sydney. He and his mother live with a family, but Napoleon loves to dream about meeting the wild dogs that live far away, and eventually becoming one himself. One day he gets into a basket hung from some balloons and flies away into the sky. The wind carries him to a nearby island where the basket finally lands. There he meets all kinds of different animals; some of them are friendly, but some aren't. With the help of a parakeet friend he learns the secrets of living alone in the island and defending himself from wild animals. He goes in search of the wild dogs, whom he finally finds. He is very happy with them, but then he gets homesick and starts to miss his mother, so he decides to go home again. Written by Marcos Eduardo Acosta Aldrete

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Meet a pup with a nose for adventure. See more »

Genres:

Adventure | Family

Certificate:

G | See all certifications »

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Official Sites:

MGM

Country:

Australia | Japan

Language:

English

Release Date:

10 October 1997 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Наполеон See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

AUD 4,300,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$47,687, 12 October 1997, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$47,687, 12 October 1997
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Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

52 puppies were used to portray Napoleon over the course of the 28-week shoot, with anywhere from three to eight being used for a single scene. This was because the puppies slept a lot, cutting down filming time, and because a puppy could only be used for three weeks before it grew too big. See more »

Goofs

When Napoleon meets the "owl", it is not actually an owl. The animal is actually a Tawny Frogmouth. See more »

Quotes

Napoleon: This kittens really lost her mittens.
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Connections

Referenced in The Making Of The Real Macaw (1998) See more »

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one of my favorite movies
20 July 2000 | by Diana-55See all my reviews

I really like Napoleon and I just don't get sick of the movie.I think Napoleon is really cute and the scenery is beautiful.It's a movie I think everyone will enjoy.The animals are pretty funny and even my dog likes the movie.If you like this movie,I recommend Babe .I think animal movies are the best.


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